Author: Brooke Migdon | May 18, 2022

As US men’s and women’s soccer teams reach equal pay agreement, other sports lag far behind in pay parity

Story at a glance The U.S. Soccer Federation on Wednesday announced a pay equity agreement with the national unions for the men’s and women’s soccer teams. While the announcement is a step in the right direction in closing the nation’s gender pay gap, professional female athletes in other sports are still underpaid compared to their…

Louisiana House passes transgender athlete ban

Story at a glance Louisiana’s House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to pass legislation to bar transgender women and girls through college from competing on sports teams consistent with their gender identity. The measure now heads back to the Senate – where it originated – for final approval before it is sent to the governor’s…